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Villages cut off as river freezes in Bosnia

Several villages in Bosnia have been cut off as low temperatures and unprecedented snow storms continue to cover the Balkan country. Villagers from Putovici...

Berlin’s Tierpark: Baby polar bear is a male

Berlin's Tierpark zoo has finally found out the gender of its two-month old polar bear cub: it's a boy! The cub was born on...

Gene Cernan, last man to walk on Moon, dies aged 82

US astronaut Gene Cernan the last man to walk on the Moon has died aged 82. America's space agency Nasa said it was "saddened...

Peter Nevil struck in the face by Brad Hodge’s flying bat

Australian wicketkeeper Peter Nevill has been ruled out for the remainder of the Big Bash season after suffering a bizarre facial injury as his...

Vendee Globe: Alex Thomson sets new world record

Welsh sailor Alex Thomson continued his great run of form, setting a world record for the most distance sailed solo in 24 hours in...

Turkish cargo plane from Hong Kong crash lands on Kyrgyzstan homes

A Turkish cargo plane from Hong Kong has crashed in Kyrgyzstan, killing at least 32 people, most of them on the ground, say officials. The...

Brazil prison riot: ‘At least 26 dead’ in Natal violence

At least 26 people have died during a 14-hour riot in a Brazilian prison, police said. The revised death toll is three times what was...

Donald Trump says Merkel made ‘catastrophic mistake’ on migrants

US President-elect Donald Trump has said German Chancellor Angela Merkel made "one very catastrophic mistake" by admitting more than 1m migrants. He said Mrs Merkel...

Oxfam: Rich and poor gap bigger than expected

The gap between the super-rich and the poorest half of the global population is even more stark than previously thought with just eight men,...

Bomb threat forces German plane to land in Kuwait

A Germany-bound Eurowings passenger flight from Oman landed in Kuwait on Sunday following a bomb threat, although no explosives were found onboard, authorities said. The...